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Evening all! Help required please.

I'm sure I have seen reference somewhere to levelling devices made specifically for twin wheel (not twin axle) use - but of course I can no longer find such a reference! For some reason the colour red is also in my head. Does anyone know what I am talking about? Or did I imagine the whole thing?

I have knocked up some home made ones from bits of timber that were laying around in the garage, but they seem rather heavy. I suspect that I may have somewhat over engineered them.

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John

edited to clarify twin wheel, not twin axle!
 

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A couple of planks of wood, free from the skip at a timber yard, or, a few square wooden things - the sort used for patio decking. £1 each at Homebase. Lightweight too.

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Hi Russell,

Thanks for the reply. My approach to the ones I have made has perhaps been a little over generous - both in terms of their strength and the amount of lift they supply. I'll check the Patio/Decking squares when next in Homebase or similar for weight against my effort.

Still interested to know if I really have seen a purpose made plastic twin wheel levelling device, or if it was all my imagination.

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John
 

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My home made levelling things are a bit heavy but with a twin axle motorhome, that extra bit is unlikely to cause a problem.

I have a long plank of wood and I run over this to raise the rear wheels at one side if needed. If on a more severe slope, I place a shorter plank on top of the other, so that I am driving up a slight step on to the top plank.

I have never seen a purpose made levelling thing, but if there is one, it will, as a motorhome accessory, cost a lot more than my wood!

Russell
 

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Levelling Ramps

Hi John,

Was speaking to a bloke with a Rapido at the weekend who was singing the praises of the Milenco ramps being higher if required.

Their website gives some info on tag axles use as well.

Hope this helps.

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Alan

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Russell, Alan,

Thanks for the replies guys. I've edited the original post to clarify that I am talking about a twin wheel ramp, not twin axle.

Weight isn't a major issue (other than my own :) ), but I suppose every little helps when loading up the lockers. Lighter ramps = more wine?

As much as anything, I was hoping that someone could point me at a source of twin wheel levelling ramps so that I could be satisfied that I hadn't imagined their existence.

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John
 

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Hi John,

My Rimor has twin wheel rear axle and I manage OK with 4 standard 3 position ramps.

This gives both rears up on all four or 1 side at rear and two singles for the front. They all have three heights so combinations are almost limitless.

When storing, they interlock when the second one is turned upside down and I manage all four in the outside locker along with awning pins, hammer etc.

This usually covers most situations and if still concerned, carry out the wine bottle test. If still not happy, have another glass and keep going until it doesn't matter anymore :p :p

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We've got a twin wheel Iveco based motorhome. We just carry two large single wheel plastic levellers, and either level both wheels of the pair with them, or just one if we need to level two corners of the van. The tyre deforms a bit but so far, 5 years, (touch wood) it has been OK.
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Hi,

We have twin wheels , only 2 heavy duty ramps and used on outer tyre, don't even consider inner one, works fine whatever combination we use.

Mandy
 
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